Carnegie Mellon University

Interdisciplinary Programs

M.S. in Computational Biology - Doctorate


5000 Forbes Ave

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. in Computational Biology - Doctorate

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of Biological Sciences offers a program leading to the Master of Science in Computational Biology for promising students who plan careers in this exciting new area. Most applicants admitted to the program have earned an undergraduate degree in biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, computer science or mathematics. Carnegie Mellon University has an active research community in computational biology and a strong tradition of interdisciplinary research in the Department of Biological Sciences, which fosters an environment rich in interactions and collaborations. Students are welcomed in laboratories and facilities throughout both the department and the larger local scientific community. This open and cooperative atmosphere offers exposure to state-of-the-art techniques, access to specialized equipment, and the opportunity to attend both organism- and technique-based regional group meetings, journal clubs, special topic workshops and seminars by leading scientists.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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